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the last four years. >> an obama advisor defended the vice president saying it is the republican policies that hurt the middle class in the first place. the romney campaign targeting the comment in a brand new ad already. we will show you that in a minute. a new nbc and the "wall street journal," parent company of this network. shows the president ahead 49 percent to 46 percent which is in the margin of error. in the states, it is a different coverage. we have carl cameron with the romney camp and now ed henry on what wet tonight. >>reporter: the president is on the way to denver. think how pivotal this city has been to his career. the mile high stadium is where he launched "hope and change," the dramatic democratic convention speech in 2008 with the greek columns. in 2009, near mile high stadium he was at denver science museum signing the stimulus into law which has had mixed results. a big part of his record handling the economy is here. now denver will decide if he gets another four years. he leaned on bill clinton to make the case this is no way he could have turned this around in fou
actually attacked us on 9/11. today, osama bin laden is no more. >>reporter: interesting it was four years ago that then young senator obama was facing the same questions governor romney is now about whether he had a fitness to be commander in chief. he was facing the questions not just from republicans in 2008 but from democrats and his own v.p. nominee biden who said before the 2008 election, at some point, he will be tested as a young commander in chief. they believe inside the white house he has passed that test. >>shepard: the attack on the consequence last left the president on the defensive. >> in doubt there is a vulnerability for the president on foreign policy because of what happened in benghazi. that is why mitt romney sees an opening. and our latest polling this month, it shows on the question of who do you trust more to handle foreign policy, the president is leading 52 percent to 41 percent. it was higher for him in september, at 54 percent trusting him more in september. a little bit of a shift in october. the bottom line, again, they feel confident in chicago and the campa
and admitting the president will make some adjustments. president obama fought back today attacking governor romney on the campaign trail. listen. >> it could not have been mitt romney because the real mitt romney has been running around the country for the last year promising $5 trillion in tax cuts to pay for the wealthy. he said he didn't know about that last night. >> despite the criticism of president obama from fellow democrats, david plouffe who managed the 2008 campaign, reportedly said the mission last night was "not for zingers." we continue with ed henry, live in denver. this was the president's first chance to come out swinging after the debate last night. >>reporter: he did. what is interesting, that runs counter to the narrative the obama camp is trying to put out it was a hollow victory for mitt romney and maybe the president did not take it on the children. to come out swinging as hard as he did at the rally in denver, that suggests he realized he had to make up for missed opportunity and he did not counter punch. the democrats surprised that mitt romney made a comment about
and young people. all he groups that went for president obama in 2008. all three groups have some of the highest unemployment numbers. again, the overall unemployment rate is 7.8 percent. let's look at african-americans, 20 years and older, september unemployment rate is 13.4 percent. for african-american men it is a tick higher, 14.2 percent, for women, 10.9 percent. hispanics, 20 and older, unemployment rate is 9.9 percent. a bit better for hispanic men, 7.6 percent, but worse for hispanic women at 9.8 percent. now, young people, ages 18 to 29, generation opportunity put this together by analyzing bureau of labor statistics data, the rate for the age group is 11.8 percent. generation opportunity which studies economic numbers among america's youth says the situation here is even worse. >> we have an additional 1.7 million young american whose is dropped out of the labor force. if you take that number and roll it into the 11.8 percent, the nonadjusted number would be 16.6 percent for the labor force participation rate for 18-29, the high of the since world war ii. >>reporter: doe
15 million people to the food stamp roles in four years. largely there is no opportunity or economic growth. >>carl: that is the argument mitt romney hopes to make tomorrow night standing face to face with president obama. there has been mock debating today for mitt romney and stepped out if a quick snack and other than that it will be closed doors until the walk through tomorrow afternoon. >>trace: what about the 47 percent controversy. does governor romney have an answer do that? >>carl: he has been working through a series of answers on it. last night when he got to denver, he did an interview with the local fox affiliate. they asked him about it. here is one of the variations you would expect romney to use tomorrow night. >> they want to know, will i get jobs for the american people and get rising incomes? i'm a president for 100 percent of the american people. that is what the people care about. not 47 percent versus anyone, but president for 100 100 percef the people and i have demonstrated that throughout my life. >>carl: he will argue that president obama's record demonstrate
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